Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae)
herbarium voucher specimen from Ta‘u Island
(Manu‘a Islands/American Samoa/Pacific region)

Presented here is information about a herbarium specimen (voucher) of Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae) from Ta‘u Island (Manu‘a Islands/American Samoa/Pacific region). For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.

Voucher number: PTBG0000039109
Herbarium (or collector): National Tropical Botanical Garden
Taxon name on voucher: Morinda citrifolia L.
Represents which PIER taxon: Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae)
Local name: nonu, nonu togi, nonu vao
Info current as of: 24 June 2010
PIER comments: n/a
Local name language: Samoan
Deteriminer: n/a
Determination date: n/a
Determination institution: National Tropical Botanical Garden (PTBG)
Region: West Polynesia
Country: American Samoa
Island group: Samoan Islands
Island: Ta'u
State/province: n/a
Town/city: n/a
Locality: TAU: Saua, NPAS Habitat: Littoral forest consisting of Barringtonia asiatica , Pisonia grandis and Morinda citrifolia.
PIER location: Ta‘u Island (Manu‘a Islands/American Samoa/Pacific region)
Habitat: n/a
Elevation (lo/hi): 3 m
LAT/LON method: n/a
PLDesc: Shrub or small tree approximately 4 m tall and 6 cm D.B.H. Dark green, glossy leaves. Small, white flowers and yellow-g reen compound fruit. V.N. [Samoan] nonu, nonu togi, nonu vao
Collector: Stephanie Dunbar
Collection team: David Lorence, Diane Ragone, Sir Ghillean Prance, Krisa Fred rickson, Joan Borel
CollNumber: 020
Collection date(s): 4/6/2002
Voucher comment: NPSAS, US,

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